Faith and spirituality activities and events
- All Faiths and None Staff Network - Talk about Buddhism and Mindfulness Meditation
A presentation by Phill Pollintine of the Amitabha Buddhist Centre (Kadampa tradition) in Bristol, followed by discussion and questions.
- All Faiths and None Staff Network - Talk about Bristol Multi Faith Forum
Reverend Tracey Lewis, Chair of Bristol Multi Faith Forum, will speak to us about the organisation and its work in the city as we approach the beginning of national Interfaith Week.
- UWE Carol Service
UWE Carol Service - a traditional service of Nine Lessons and Carols.
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All activities listed are held at The Community Hub, Frenchay Campus.
|Activity||Time and location||Description|
|Buddhist meditation||Mondays 12:10–13:10 (Quiet room)||
Buddhist meditation with Phill Pollintine. This event is free but donations (suggested £2) for the Amitabha Centre are welcome.
|Yoga||Tuesdays 12:10–13:10 (Quiet room in The Community Hub)||
Eva Korponai's aim is to awaken an interest in yoga and meditation and offer it for the benefit of all.
A typical yoga class includes breathing exercises, warm ups, a mixture of static and dynamic postures with breath awareness, deep relaxation and sometimes a short meditation or self-massage.
Eva welcomes all levels to the class. Yoga mats are provided but booking is essential.
Wednesdays 12:10–12:40 (Quiet room)
Christian Prayer with Ian Yemm. An opportunity for all Christian staff and students to pray together. This event is free.
Holy Communion service
First Wednesday in the month 12:10–12:40 (Quiet room)
Holy Communion with Rev. Anthony Everitt. An ecumenical opportunity for Christians to share communion offered in the Church of England tradition. This event is free.
|Quaker meeting||Thursdays 12:10–12:30 (Quiet room)||
The Quaker meeting is an opportunity for shared silence in the Quaker tradition and is open to those of all faiths and none. This event is free.
|i-Con lunch||Thursdays 12:30– 13:30 (The Lounge)||Offers support to international students and promotes communication and friendship between nationalities and cultures. Staff from Bristol International Student Centre are present, and tickets for their events are also available. Please bring a donation of £2 towards lunch.|
|Roman Catholic mass||Thursdays 12:35–12:55 (Quiet room)||Roman Catholic Mass with Fr. Tom Finnegan for Roman Catholic staff and students. This event is free.|
|Muslim Friday prayers||Fridays 13:00–14:00 (The Lounge)||Friday Prayers are organised by the Islamic Society. This event is free.|